[kwlug-disc] Evaluating webhosting

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Thu Oct 3 20:47:33 EDT 2013


Keeping content / traffic in Canada misguided at best?

Huh?

On 13-10-03 08:20 PM, Paul Nijjar wrote:
>
> I agree that self-hosting email is a pain, and since I am not going to
> be supporting this person in her webhosting I have no intentions of
> doing so. But other people are more used to the pain than me. I have
> the feeling that some sysadmins are into pain, which may be a
> conversation not appropriate for this list.
>
> Government requirements may be a factor here, but some of the
> regulations (eg keeping services hosted in Canada even though the
> traffic will probably be routed through Chicago to be sniffed by the
> NSA) can be misguided at best.
>
> - Paul
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 03, 2013 at 12:31:48PM -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>>
>> I want to iterate what has been said before that hosting your own email is
>> not worth it. Better delegate that to someone like Google Apps, and not
>> deal with blacklisting, spam, downtime, ...etc.
>>
>> That is, unless you have government requirements not to.
>>
>>
>
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